Willie Lue Jones
June 22, 2014
On Sunday, June 22, 2014, Willie Lue Jones departed this life to enter into the glorious presence of the Lord. Willie Lue as affectionately called by friends and family, was born on September 1, 1935 in Sumnter County, in DeSota Georgia, to the late Isaac and Carrie Lue Powell. She was reared and educated in Valdosta, Georgia. She was converted and Baptized at the Bray Temple Missionary Baptist Church, in Lowndes County, Georgia. Willie Lue confessed Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age.
On April 9, 1954, she married the love of her life James Edward Jones of sixty years. She was a devoted wife and loving mother. Her great grandchildren referred to her lovingly as "NAMA".
In 1960 Willie Lue Jones join the membership of Second Baptist Church, Southwest, Washington, DC, by the late Rev. Jessie A. Brown, Pastor. She also became a member of the Flower Club. Some of her favorite pastimes were spent cooking, reading and working on crossword puzzles.
Attending family gatherings brought her great joy. We had a PRAYING mother for sure... she spoke to God about everything. She embodied the meaning of "SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY". Willie Lue Jones leaves to cherish her memory of her husband James Edward Jones; children: Sharon Ann Jones, Rev. James Allen Jones (Darlene), Norma Jean (Jeannie) Samuels and Lennie Bruce Jones (Angie); grandchildren: (7) Shannon A. Jones, Shari A. Burton, James(Jimmy) E. Jones(Tiffany), LaQuisha L. Jones, Derrick E. Samuels, Staci M. Samuels and DeAngelo L. Jones; and great grandchildren(14). Two aunts: Elizabeth Brown from Valdosta, Georgia and Katherine Williams from Miami, Florida; 2 uncles: Elijah Billy Brown from Jacksonville, Florida and Henry Sherman (Rena Sherman - Deceased) from Valdosta GA.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and cherished friends.
God saw you getting weaker, and He whispered, "Come and Rest" His garden must be beautiful for He only picks the best. It breaks our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone For part of us went with you , the day God Called you home. It was His will and in our hearts we love you still.....